The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 413 322 292
Rank change year-on-year
-91 -30
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 666 952 1010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.86% 0.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.56% 2.19% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 561 770 907
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
42805 43480 43008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.57% 39.29% 39.01%
Number of salaries quoted 34401 34933 35896
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing N-Tier within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

N-Tier
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing N-Tier within the UK.

N-Tier Salary Trend in the UK

N-Tier
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing N-Tier over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 within the UK.

N-Tier Salary Histogram in the UK

N-Tier
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing N-Tier within the UK over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -94 636 £45,000 - 70
London -78 178 £60,000 - 16
Yorkshire -7 87 £45,000 +12.50% 7
South East -110 85 £40,000 -5.88% 7
West Yorkshire +9 65 £45,000 +5.88% 3
East of England -64 63 £45,000 +5.88% 6
North West -64 61 £42,500 +6.25% 10
City of London +4 54 £67,500 +12.50% 8
Leeds +15 50 £45,000 +20.00% 2
West Midlands -2 50 £45,000 +12.50% 8
South West -54 49 £42,500 -5.55% 12
East Midlands +15 47 £40,000 -3.61% 2
Manchester -18 45 £42,500 +13.33% 8
Hampshire -9 35 £41,000 +2.50% 4
Bristol -10 31 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Birmingham +6 24 £60,000 +50.00%
Northamptonshire 0 24 £40,000 -4.76%
Northampton +2 23 £40,000 -
Scotland +7 22 £39,500 -1.25% 2
Winchester +10 18 £42,500 - 2
Surrey -11 18 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Bedfordshire -28 17 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Bedford 0 16 £45,000 -14.28% 2
North Yorkshire -9 16 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Essex - 16 £40,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -26 15 £40,000 +14.28%
Nottinghamshire +8 14 £38,000 -8.43% 1
Tyne and Wear -4 14 £33,500 -16.25%
North East -4 14 £33,500 -16.25%
Kent -10 14 £40,000 -15.78% 1

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing N-Tier also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited N-Tier.

1 790 (60.12%) .NET
2 784 (59.67%) C#
3 690 (52.51%) Agile Software Development
4 681 (51.83%) SQL Server
5 566 (43.07%) SQL
6 521 (39.65%) ASP.NET
7 481 (36.61%) HTML
8 476 (36.23%) JavaScript
9 429 (32.65%) CSS
10 387 (29.45%) MVC
11 374 (28.46%) OO
11 374 (28.46%) Microsoft
12 365 (27.78%) Web Services
13 339 (25.80%) XML
14 331 (25.19%) TDD
15 325 (24.73%) Scrum
16 314 (23.90%) WCF
17 313 (23.82%) .NET Framework
18 292 (22.22%) Java
19 290 (22.07%) Finance
20 274 (20.85%) Degree
21 263 (20.02%) SOA
22 254 (19.33%) jQuery
23 239 (18.19%) Oracle
24 237 (18.04%) Unit Testing
25 217 (16.51%) Windows
26 197 (14.99%) Team Foundation Server
27 194 (14.76%) E-Commerce
28 188 (14.31%) WPF
29 186 (14.16%) T-SQL

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing N-Tier also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited N-Tier. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 112 (8.52%) SharePoint
2 99 (7.53%) IIS
3 72 (5.48%) BizTalk Server
4 68 (5.18%) WebSphere
5 57 (4.34%) JBoss
6 52 (3.96%) WebLogic
7 32 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
8 31 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 25 (1.90%) Apache
9 25 (1.90%) CMS
10 24 (1.83%) Tomcat
11 20 (1.52%) Apache ServiceMix
12 14 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
13 11 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 10 (0.76%) Drupal
14 10 (0.76%) Oracle Service Bus
14 10 (0.76%) Tuxedo
14 10 (0.76%) AquaLogic
15 9 (0.68%) Umbraco
16 8 (0.61%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 167 (12.71%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.14%) Photoshop
3 9 (0.68%) MS Office
4 4 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.076%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.076%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.68%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.23%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.076%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 29 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (2.13%) SaaS
3 20 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.23%) Force.com
6 1 (0.076%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 72 (5.48%) HTTP
2 32 (2.44%) Internet
3 14 (1.07%) Firewall
4 12 (0.91%) DNS
5 11 (0.84%) Intranet
6 10 (0.76%) LAN
6 10 (0.76%) WAN
7 5 (0.38%) SAN
7 5 (0.38%) NAS
7 5 (0.38%) Extranet
8 4 (0.30%) IPv4
8 4 (0.30%) IPv6
8 4 (0.30%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.30%) DHCP
9 3 (0.23%) SSL
9 3 (0.23%) VPN
10 2 (0.15%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.15%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.15%) SMTP
10 2 (0.15%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 681 (51.83%) SQL Server
2 181 (13.77%) Relational Database
3 140 (10.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 103 (7.84%) RDBMS
5 96 (7.31%) SQL Server 2005
6 81 (6.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 68 (5.18%) Data Warehouse
8 61 (4.64%) Oracle Database
9 54 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
9 54 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 47 (3.58%) MySQL
11 37 (2.82%) MongoDB
12 34 (2.59%) OLTP
13 32 (2.44%) Informix
14 29 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
14 29 (2.21%) NoSQL
15 22 (1.67%) Riak
15 22 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
16 20 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 17 (1.29%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 197 (14.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 148 (11.26%) Visual Studio
3 107 (8.14%) JUnit
4 75 (5.71%) NUnit
5 70 (5.33%) Subversion
6 68 (5.18%) Git (software)
7 64 (4.87%) JIRA
8 61 (4.64%) Ant
9 58 (4.41%) Selenium
10 48 (3.65%) Maven
11 38 (2.89%) Eclipse
12 36 (2.74%) WebDriver
13 34 (2.59%) Moq
14 33 (2.51%) SoapUI
14 33 (2.51%) TestNG
15 32 (2.44%) JMeter
16 28 (2.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
16 28 (2.13%) Jenkins
17 27 (2.05%) Oracle Forms
18 23 (1.75%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 290 (22.07%) Finance
2 114 (8.68%) Banking
3 62 (4.72%) Games
4 59 (4.49%) Marketing
5 45 (3.42%) Front Office
6 44 (3.35%) Retail
7 25 (1.90%) Investment Banking
8 20 (1.52%) French Language
9 19 (1.45%) Telecoms
10 18 (1.37%) Advertising
11 17 (1.29%) Law
12 15 (1.14%) Legal
12 15 (1.14%) Financial Institution
12 15 (1.14%) Publishing
13 13 (0.99%) Back Office
14 5 (0.38%) Online Betting
14 5 (0.38%) Billing
15 4 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.30%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 834 (63.47%) Developer
2 281 (21.39%) C# Developer
3 277 (21.08%) .NET Developer
4 232 (17.66%) Senior Developer
5 171 (13.01%) C# .NET Developer
6 142 (10.81%) Architect
7 104 (7.91%) Software Developer
7 104 (7.91%) ASP.NET Developer
8 103 (7.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 87 (6.62%) Solutions Architect
10 78 (5.94%) Senior C# Developer
11 76 (5.78%) Java Developer
12 74 (5.63%) Senior .NET Developer
13 64 (4.87%) Team Leader
13 64 (4.87%) Analyst
14 62 (4.72%) Web Developer
15 58 (4.41%) DBA
16 55 (4.19%) BizTalk Developer
17 48 (3.65%) Software Engineer
18 45 (3.42%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 790 (60.12%) .NET
2 521 (39.65%) ASP.NET
3 481 (36.61%) HTML
4 429 (32.65%) CSS
5 365 (27.78%) Web Services
6 339 (25.80%) XML
7 314 (23.90%) WCF
8 313 (23.82%) .NET Framework
9 254 (19.33%) jQuery
10 188 (14.31%) WPF
11 183 (13.93%) ASP.NET MVC
12 173 (13.17%) Ajax
13 157 (11.95%) HTML5
14 132 (10.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 112 (8.52%) JSON
16 110 (8.37%) Spring
17 108 (8.22%) WinForms
18 107 (8.14%) SOAP
19 96 (7.31%) J2EE
20 92 (7.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 125 (9.51%) Computer Science
2 119 (9.06%) Client/Server
3 91 (6.93%) Enterprise Software
4 90 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
5 66 (5.02%) Mobile App
6 51 (3.88%) User Experience
7 50 (3.81%) Open Source
8 46 (3.50%) Inversion of Control
9 36 (2.74%) Mathematics
10 35 (2.66%) Blackberry
11 27 (2.05%) iPhone
12 26 (1.98%) Derivative
13 25 (1.90%) Hedge funds
14 23 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 22 (1.67%) SWIFT
16 17 (1.29%) Blog
17 16 (1.22%) Online Games
18 15 (1.14%) Equities
19 13 (0.99%) iPad
20 11 (0.84%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 217 (16.51%) Windows
2 90 (6.85%) Linux
3 84 (6.39%) Android
4 66 (5.02%) UNIX
5 64 (4.87%) Apple iOS
6 34 (2.59%) Windows 8
7 24 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (1.37%) Solaris
10 13 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (0.84%) AIX
12 8 (0.61%) Windows Phone
12 8 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
13 7 (0.53%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.30%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.30%) MVS
15 3 (0.23%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.076%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 690 (52.51%) Agile Software Development
2 387 (29.45%) MVC
3 374 (28.46%) OO
4 331 (25.19%) TDD
5 325 (24.73%) Scrum
6 263 (20.02%) SOA
7 237 (18.04%) Unit Testing
8 194 (14.76%) E-Commerce
9 163 (12.40%) Mentoring
10 142 (10.81%) Software Engineering
11 135 (10.27%) Continuous Integration
12 129 (9.82%) OOD
13 106 (8.07%) OOP
14 105 (7.99%) UML
15 92 (7.00%) Web Development
16 91 (6.93%) Multithreading
17 56 (4.26%) iOS Development
18 55 (4.19%) Automated Testing
19 53 (4.03%) Content Management
19 53 (4.03%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 784 (59.67%) C#
2 566 (43.07%) SQL
3 476 (36.23%) JavaScript
4 292 (22.22%) Java
5 186 (14.16%) T-SQL
6 72 (5.48%) VB.NET
7 67 (5.10%) VB
8 54 (4.11%) C++
9 42 (3.20%) Objective-C
10 38 (2.89%) PL/SQL
11 36 (2.74%) ActionScript
12 30 (2.28%) VB6
13 28 (2.13%) ActionScript 3.0
14 27 (2.05%) VBA
15 22 (1.67%) PHP
16 20 (1.52%) XPath
16 20 (1.52%) XAML
17 16 (1.22%) VBScript
18 12 (0.91%) Delphi
19 11 (0.84%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 274 (20.85%) Degree
2 36 (2.74%) SC Cleared
2 36 (2.74%) Security Cleared
3 33 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (1.14%) ISEB
5 10 (0.76%) MCSD
6 8 (0.61%) MCSE
6 8 (0.61%) CCNA
6 8 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (0.61%) MCTS
7 5 (0.38%) MCP
8 4 (0.30%) PhD
8 4 (0.30%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.23%) Brainbench
9 3 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.23%) MCPD
10 2 (0.15%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.076%) MCAD
11 1 (0.076%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (5.94%) QA
2 11 (0.84%) WAI
3 9 (0.68%) SLA
4 5 (0.38%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.38%) EMIR
4 5 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.23%) WCAG
7 2 (0.15%) HL7
7 2 (0.15%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.076%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.076%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.076%) Basel II
8 1 (0.076%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.61%) XenApp
3 8 (0.61%) XenDesktop
4 4 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.15%) NFS
5 2 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.076%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 35 (2.66%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (1.45%) MOM
3 4 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.15%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.076%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (0.076%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.076%) WMI
Vendors
1 374 (28.46%) Microsoft
2 239 (18.19%) Oracle
3 63 (4.79%) HP
4 57 (4.34%) IBM
5 42 (3.20%) Sybase
6 40 (3.04%) VMware
7 35 (2.66%) Sencha
8 29 (2.21%) Google
9 28 (2.13%) Appcelerator
10 23 (1.75%) Sun
11 22 (1.67%) EnterpriseDB
12 20 (1.52%) Informatica
13 17 (1.29%) Red Hat
14 16 (1.22%) Cisco
15 14 (1.07%) Citrix
15 14 (1.07%) BEA
16 12 (0.91%) NetApp
17 11 (0.84%) AccuRev
18 10 (0.76%) 3PAR
18 10 (0.76%) Perforce
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £29K + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 to £28000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £34000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
South East London
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £275 to £325 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + good benefits, great role!
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + benefits - pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + 30% bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Energon Global
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
GreySpark
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: 30,000 - 50000 Per Annum + Profit Share Scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Exmouth, Devon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: Bonus + Overtime
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago